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Inventory of the Gordon Leo McDonough papers 0366
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Description
Papers of Gordon Leo McDonough, member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the United States Congress.
Background
McDonough, Gordon Leo - born in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, January 2, 1895; moved with his parents to Emporium, Cameron County, Pennsylvania in 1898; attended the public schools; was graduated from the high school at Emporium; engaged as an industrial chemist at Emporium 1915-1918; moved to Los Angeles, California and resumed his former occupation 1918-1933; member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors 1933-1944, serving as chairman for one year; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-ninth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1963); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1962 to the Eighty-eighth Congress; died in Bethesda, Maryland, June 25, 1968; interment in Holy Cross Mausoleum, Los Angeles, California
Extent
105.0 linear ft. 105 boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts or photographs must be submitted in writing to the Regional History Curator. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Advance notice required for access.